Year of a Million Dreams

Annie Leibovitz Disney Dream Photos – New Series Released

In 2007, to help promote the first Year of A Million Dreams at its parks, Disney partnered with world famous photographer Annie Leibovitz to create the Disney Dream Portraits series. The first series featured celebrities Scarlett Johansson as Cinderella, David Beckham as Price Phillip, and… Read More »Annie Leibovitz Disney Dream Photos – New Series Released

High Resolution Disney Dream Portrait Photos Moved

A housekeeping note: I am pleased that so many guests of The Disney Blog are enjoying the Annie Leibovitz “Disney Dream Portrait Series” photos. I’ve been checking my numbers and it turns out that those posts account for a large portion of my bandwidth costs… Read More »High Resolution Disney Dream Portrait Photos Moved

Justin Muchoney is first Disney Parks Chief Magic Official

In a poorly timed event, couldn’t they find a day other than Earth Day and the 10th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom to end this months long contest, the winner of the Disney Parks Chief Magic Official position has been announced. Justin Muchoney claims the… Read More »Justin Muchoney is first Disney Parks Chief Magic Official

The Disney Parks Confusion

Here is a math question for all of you, taken directly from “Fundamentals
of Probability with Stochastic Processes” by Saeed Ghahramani, Dean of the
School of Arts & Sciences and Professor of Mathematics at Western New England
College:

A child gets lost in the Disneyland at the Epcot Center in Florida. The
father of the child believes that the probability of his being lost in the east
wing of the center is 0.75 and in the west wing is 0.25. The security
department sends an office to the east and an officer to the west to look for
the child. If the probability that a security officer who is looking in the
correct wing finds the child is 0.4, find the probability the child is found.

Read the first line again. Consider the references to the
layout of Epcot. Not good is it?

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